57 min

The Power of Understanding Personality Type with Patrick Kerwin Lead Your Life

    • Entrepreneurship

We are all so very different - a simple concept, right? However, not such a simple thing to navigate in the workplace or in our personal relationships. Understanding how to communicate with other personality types can drastically help us as team leaders, partners, and simply people communicating in the world. Today I welcome Patrick Kerwin, master practitioner of the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator personality inventory. We discuss how this assessment is used to decode behavior and understand others and how honoring individuality can really help improve your life and the lives around you. 
 
You’ll learn more about:
[10:05] What MBTI is and the benefits it brings to a team environment. [14:00] The 4 aspects of personality and how they get broken down.  [21:00] Common misunderstandings between introverts(I) and extroverts(E).  [23:20] A simple tip for an introvert(I) working in a team environment to help bolster better communication.  [24:00] One shift that I made in my work that came from understanding MBTI. [25:20] Something to avoid if you have introverts(I) on your team (and how this will improve your team as a whole) [25:45] Common misconceptions about sensing(S) and intuition(N) types and how to use this to communicate better with the people around you.  [30:02] Patrick’s favorite lesson with Meyers-Briggs and why it is NOT simply about your own personality type.  [30:30] How thinking(T) and feeling(F) types show up in men and women and how societal pressure plays a role.  [35:40] The micro-manager dynamic and how you can relate better to that personality in the workplace.  [39:30] Practical ways you can use this assessment to get better results for your team.  [43:50] Why personality type does NOT dictate a good leader.  [45:50] How to find out your own personality type! [51:00] Company culture and how knowing your personality type can help you navigate any environment.  [54:00] Patrick’s favorite advice for integrating this assessment into your life!


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We hear from women everywhere a deep craving for more. More fulfillment in their career, more desire to have a clear vision for their future, more readiness to take
charge of their leadership and grow personally and professionally.
 
In this season of unknowns, the Leadership Lab offers women the opportunity to get certain. You will make choices and increase your impact in more meaningful ways than
ever before.
 
Here is what you will walk away with after 12 weeks of group coaching:
 
-Clarity and Confidence around what YOU really want
-Awareness of what gets in your way
-A vision statement for you as a leader
-Tools for taking action that gets you from where you are to where you want to be
-An easy way to measure your progress and get unstuck as you move forward
 
So, if you are looking to build life-long connections and be in a community of like-minded women that have the same goals, then reach out to Natalie at natalie@corecreationcoaching.com for a complimentary coaching call to see if the Leadership Lab is the next step in your personal and professional journey!
 
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Join the Women Leading Powerfully Community!
Would you like to join a community of high-achieving women that are supporting each other to play a bigger game, have a bigger impact, and live a more fulfilled life? Join us in the Women Leading Powerfully Facebook Group.  This free, private community is for strong, supportive, determined, badass women who are lead

We are all so very different - a simple concept, right? However, not such a simple thing to navigate in the workplace or in our personal relationships. Understanding how to communicate with other personality types can drastically help us as team leaders, partners, and simply people communicating in the world. Today I welcome Patrick Kerwin, master practitioner of the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator personality inventory. We discuss how this assessment is used to decode behavior and understand others and how honoring individuality can really help improve your life and the lives around you. 
 
You’ll learn more about:
[10:05] What MBTI is and the benefits it brings to a team environment. [14:00] The 4 aspects of personality and how they get broken down.  [21:00] Common misunderstandings between introverts(I) and extroverts(E).  [23:20] A simple tip for an introvert(I) working in a team environment to help bolster better communication.  [24:00] One shift that I made in my work that came from understanding MBTI. [25:20] Something to avoid if you have introverts(I) on your team (and how this will improve your team as a whole) [25:45] Common misconceptions about sensing(S) and intuition(N) types and how to use this to communicate better with the people around you.  [30:02] Patrick’s favorite lesson with Meyers-Briggs and why it is NOT simply about your own personality type.  [30:30] How thinking(T) and feeling(F) types show up in men and women and how societal pressure plays a role.  [35:40] The micro-manager dynamic and how you can relate better to that personality in the workplace.  [39:30] Practical ways you can use this assessment to get better results for your team.  [43:50] Why personality type does NOT dictate a good leader.  [45:50] How to find out your own personality type! [51:00] Company culture and how knowing your personality type can help you navigate any environment.  [54:00] Patrick’s favorite advice for integrating this assessment into your life!


Join the Women Leading Powerfully -  Leadership Lab 
We hear from women everywhere a deep craving for more. More fulfillment in their career, more desire to have a clear vision for their future, more readiness to take
charge of their leadership and grow personally and professionally.
 
In this season of unknowns, the Leadership Lab offers women the opportunity to get certain. You will make choices and increase your impact in more meaningful ways than
ever before.
 
Here is what you will walk away with after 12 weeks of group coaching:
 
-Clarity and Confidence around what YOU really want
-Awareness of what gets in your way
-A vision statement for you as a leader
-Tools for taking action that gets you from where you are to where you want to be
-An easy way to measure your progress and get unstuck as you move forward
 
So, if you are looking to build life-long connections and be in a community of like-minded women that have the same goals, then reach out to Natalie at natalie@corecreationcoaching.com for a complimentary coaching call to see if the Leadership Lab is the next step in your personal and professional journey!
 
_____________________









Love the show? Let us know!
Do you love the Lead Your Life podcast? If the insights, interviews and real conversations we share in each episode help you step into your power, and have more confidence to “lead your life, so you can love your life”, then please head over to  ‎Lead Your Life on Apple Podcasts and subscribe to the show. If you leave us a review, you might win one of our monthly prizes!
Join the Women Leading Powerfully Community!
Would you like to join a community of high-achieving women that are supporting each other to play a bigger game, have a bigger impact, and live a more fulfilled life? Join us in the Women Leading Powerfully Facebook Group.  This free, private community is for strong, supportive, determined, badass women who are lead

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